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Tranmere 4-1 Carlisle

Tranmere boosted their play-off hopes with a convincing 4-1 victory over Carlisle United.

Two goals after half-time put Rovers in charge, first Ian Moore forced the ball home from close range then Gareth Edds netted off the underside of the bar.

Danny Graham pulled one back for United after a cross by Paul Thirlwell but Jennings restored the two-goal lead with a good finish from a throw in.

Moore blasted home a fourth from just inside the box to seal the points.


Tranmere: Coyne, Shotton, Chorley, Goodison, Taylor, Sonko, Kay (Edds 46), Jennings, Barnett (Macauley 88), Moore, Shuker.
Subs Not Used: Achterberg, Ahmed, Cresswell.

Goals: Moore 49, Edds 53, Jennings 66, Moore 77.

Carlisle: Williams, Raven, Livesey, Murphy, Liddle (Horwood 82), Taylor, Thirlwell (Bridge-Wilkinson 82), Kavanagh, Anyinsah, Graham, Dobie (Madine 70).
Subs Not Used: Howarth, Keogh.

Goals: Graham 60.

Att: 5,924

Ref: Graham Salisbury (Lancashire).



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